Thailand fascinating capital city Bangkok and a trek through the mountains in the north are the most important elements of this journey. Bangkok has so much to offer that 3 days is still too short. You will visit the Grand Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, make a boat tour through the canals of Bangkok and dine in an authentic Thai teakwood house while enjoying a classical Thai dance performance. Onward by night train to the north, where you will make a 2 day nature trek through the wonderful mountains around Chiang Mai. The last days of this tour you will spend on the beaches of Phuket.
Capture the best of Thailand with this journey from Bangkok to Chiang Mai. Experience the memorable highlights of the capital city and explore the quiet temple-filled streets of Chiang Mai with our expert guides leading the way.
Thailand (formerly Siam Thai Sayam), officially the Kingdom of Thailand, is a country located at the center of Southeast Asia. It is bordered to the north by Burma and Laos, to the east by Laos and Cambodia, to the south by the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia, and to the west by the Andaman Sea and the southern extremity of Burma. Its maritime boundaries include Vietnam in the Gulf of Thailand to the southeast and Indonesia and India in the Andaman Sea to the southwest.
Packed with excitement at every corner, Bangkok is known as Krung Thep by the locals (meaning the ‘City of Angels’) and is one of the most visited cities in Southeast Asia. It is the most metropolitan and the fastest developing province in Thailand, and it has a great location at the centre of Thailand, with connections to every part of the country.
Passports to Thailand
Passport valid for six months beyond intended length of stay required by all except the following:
(a) holders of a Hong Kong (SAR) certificate of identity bearing a Thai visa issued in Hong Kong;